WooCommerce is an open-source ecommerce plugin for WordPress.
Open source means that the software is free to use and the source code can be inspected, modified and enhanced by anyone.
This also means that the store owner needs to install and maintain the website on their own server and is responsible for performing regular functionality and security updates.
So what is a good alternative to WooCommerce?
There is no such thing as a definite answer and no such solution which fits all budgets and business needs.
At Flux Creative we are using a range of different ecommerce systems depending on our clients requirements.
The platforms listed below are all Software as a Service (SaaS) models which means that a third-party provider hosts the eCommerce system and makes it available to store owners for an ongoing fee. The service provider also takes care of ongoing functionality and security updates.
Neto is the only Australian B2B and multi-channel ecommerce platform that provides an all-in-one solution for ecommerce, POS, inventory management, order management, and shipping labelling.
Shopify Inc. is a Canadian multinational e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. It is also the name of its proprietary e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems.